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Carol Haney (December 24, 1924 – May 10, 1964) was an American dancer and actress. After assisting Gene Kelly in choreographing films, Haney won a Tony Award for her role in The Pajama Game. She then shifted to choreography, being nominated for three more Tonys for her choreography work on Broadway. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, she opened a dancing school when she was fifteen years old. After high school, Haney left her home town for Hollywood and landed bit parts in movies until she was spotted by dancer/choreographer Jack Cole, becoming his dance partner and assistant from 1946–48. In 1949, Haney was hired by Gene Kelly to be his assistant choreographer on MGM musical films, and she aided Kelly in some of his best work, including On the Town, Summer Stock, An American in Paris, Singin' in the Rain (she dubbed Kelly's taps in the title song), and Kelly's dream project, Invitation to the Dance. Haney danced with Bob Fosse in the 1953 film version of Kiss Me, Kate, and when he landed his first Broadway choreographing assignment, The Pajama Game (1954), he recommended that Haney be cast in a small dancing part.